An exquisite tour de force, The Laws of Gravity is a testament to what it means to be a family, what it takes to save a life, and the lengths we will go to protect the ones we love.Two families, bound by blood. One decision holds the key to survival. Nicole, red-haired and beautiful, discovers that her life is in danger. She turns to her cousin and childhood best friend Ari for the cord blood hes been banking for his own children. His decision brings them before the scales of justice. Solomon Richter, a state Supreme Court judge on the brink of mandatory retirement, finds himself embroiled in a legal battle unlike any other. A case that calls into question the very things we live for: family, loyalty, friendship and love. Its Nicoles last chance, Aris last stand, and the judges last case. A novel of heartbreaking honesty, humor and depth; an unforgettable story of justice and love: The Laws of Gravity heralds award-winning Liz Rosenberg as a new storytelling sensation.
Sean Shiz Pettiway is your typical hood celebrity that has captured money, status, & respect from his peers. Irregardless of his accomplishments, he knew his existence would be short-lived if he couldnt break the barrier between a common drug-dealer and high end entrepreneur. When his beloved cousin, Chantel, found herself in a dramatic life changing experience that forced him to rise to the occasion and murderously rep his bloodline, coincidentally Shiz found the break he was looking for through avenging his cousin.The vicious Philadelphia streets are watching & lurking. Its goons are stalking and haters envying. Can Shiz and his team obtained what so many have tried but only a few have succeeded, using illegal proceeds to advance a professional lifestyle or will they become engulfed by the glam and allure the soul eating street life deals its players.C.E.O. is a thriller that empowers the people to choose wisely how they reach success, and an embodiment of why the statement, Im done with that shit is always easier said than done.
The true story of Harriet Tubmans rise from slavery to freedom is one of the most inspirational in US history. She didnt only free herselfshe freed hundreds of others! Readers will be immersed in the amazing life of Harriet Tubman, as well as introductions to information included in the social studies curriculum, such as the Civil War and Underground Railroad. Historical images and accessible language allow readers to explore an era much different from their own and learn from a life of courage, dedication, and selflessness.
O lado B pode ser o lado bom, com B de bom, benéfico, benévolo, bendito. A existência do lado B é a esperança. Do contrário, o único caminho para o calvinismo é a degeneração em forma de fundamentalismo teológico que se apega � letra das doutrinas reformadas em vez de abraçar o espírito da Reforma Protestante, imaginando que seguir os passos de Lutero e de Calvino é meramente repetir o que disseram, em vez de emular sua vida hoje, dizer o que diriam hoje, se pudessem ter a formação teológica que teriam hoje, com as mentes brilhantes que tinham, formação esta que não era possível que tivessem naqueles tempos de ignorância em que viveram.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing is the most representative figure of the German Enlightenment. His defense of Spinoza, who had traditionally been condemned as an atheist, provoked a major controversy in philosophy, and his publication of Reimarus radical assault on Christianity led to fundamental changes in Protestant theology. This volume presents the most comprehensive collection in English of Lessings philosophical and theological writings, several of which are translated for the first time.
The night before his assassination at the hands of conspirators, Julius Caesar attended a feast. With him were Brutus, Cassius, and Antony. During the meal, Caesar was asked what he thought was the best way to die. Caesar answered, What does it matter, so long as its quick? Based on history and the works of Shakespeare, Eve Of Ides reveals the unexplored relationship between the main players of the age - Caesar, Brutus, and Antony. History was never so alive.
Sisters and best friends, Bea and Kate couldnt be more different.Bea is a 61 tomboy, uncomfortable in her own skin.Kate is 54, confident, yet hiding a big part of herself.To become the women they are meant to be, theyll have to confront the hidden parts of themselves and face the question every teen wonders:Can anyone love the real me?
This report re-examines the ways in which parliamentary committees can enhance democratic governance.Revisiting a report first published 10 years ago, it looks at the ways in which Public Accounts Committees (PACs) work in practice, and considers whether they continue to fulfil expectations as important guarantors of good governance.Noting that PACs themselves, and our knowledge about them, have evolved substantially in the intervening decade, this volume examines the original concept of public financial accountability, noting its origins in the nineteenth century; evaluates the findings of the original study; analyses research data produced in the aftermath of the first report and considers the practices and challenges facing PACs in the second decade of the twenty-first century, such as capacity building, independence and information exchange.
Now available in a popular contemporary English translation for the first time, important reflections of St. John Chrysostom on 1 Corinthians, Chapter 13. One of the most important passages in the Scriptures, I Corinthians 13 is often read and rarely followed. Medieval theologian, John Chrysostom, was called the golden-mouthed one, for the eloquence of his preaching. His reputation extended from his native East to the Christian West, and he is remembered today as a Church Father for the entire Church.